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Grevillea (G.longistyla x G.venusta)     Common / Product Name: Firesprite

Genus Species: Grevillea (G.longistyla x G.venusta)    

Common / Product Name: Firesprite

Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 2 – 3m x 1 – 2m

Pruning:   Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Flame Red

Irrigation:   Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -1°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3°C. Use a product called Envy to protect plants from frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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